New Year in Japan is also referred as ‘Shogatsu’ or ‘Oshogatsu’. It is officially celebrated in according to the Georgian calendar on January 1. However, Japan observes extended celebrations, which start from December 31 of the Old Year, and go on till the January 3 of the New Year.
From past few time in the long history of Japan, the custom of watching the television program of ‘Kohaku Uta Gassen’ has emerged to be an intrinsic part of New Year time. It is basically a music based program, with some of the most eminent Japanese music performers of J-pop and enka performing on it. There is another popular program, which is telecasted as ‘Singing Battle between the Red and the White Team’.
New Years Eve in Japan concludes with Juya Na Kane, which in its literal meaning refers to ‘the watch-night bell’. As a part of it, a bell is ring for 108 times.
In most cities and urban areas across Japan, New Year’s Eve celebrations are usually accompanied by concerts, countdowns, fireworks, and other events. People gather around the Zojoji Temple to release helium balloons up in the sky containing New Year’s wishes and watch the lighting of Tokyo Tower with a year number displayed on the observatory at the stroke of midnight. New Year fireworks around Japan’s Tokyo Tower are worth watching.
If you are not present there in Tokyo Tower, Japan the new year’s time then don’t worry, you can find below Photos & Videos of Canada New Year 2017 Fireworks Display.
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In Tokyo Tower, Japan, you can watch New Year Fireworks 2017 LIVE on local TV Channels like News Watch 9, NHK News 7, Nihon TV, TBS, Fuji TV, TV Tokyo, etc.
Tokyo Tower, Japan falls in GMT/UTC +09:00 hour timezone so it welcomes the New Year five hours after the New Year strikes first at Kiritimati, Kiribati which falls in GMT +14 timezone.
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